Tottenham submit application to Haringey council to increase stadium capacity, with further plans in the pipeline to extend further

6 Dec

Tottenham have submitted an application to Haringey Council to increase the official capacity of their new stadium to 62,303. The Premier League side, who officially opened their £1billion ground against Crystal Palace back in April, currently holds 62,062 spectators. Spurs are hopeful of expanding the capacity by close to 300, which would see the extra […]

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr 2: AJ’s amateur coach on criticism, what he said after devastating defeat, and why the Mexican may have made a mistake

6 Dec

Sean Murphy became a grandad last Sunday – the day he turned 56 – and he’s hoping for another belated birthday present when Anthony Joshua takes on Andy Ruiz Jr in a crunch rematch this weekend. Their relationship spans well over a decade, Murphy was the heavyweight star’s first boxing coach. With the main who […]

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr 2: AJ’s amateur coach reveals why heavyweight star stood by long-serving trainer Rob McCracken after shock defeat

4 Dec

Anthony Joshua never considered replacing Rob McCracken as his trainer after his shock defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr, the heavyweight boxer’s former amateur coach has revealed. There were calls for AJ to part company with his long-serving ally after the 25/1 underdog dropped the Briton four times in one of the biggest upsets in boxing […]

Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl admits VAR blunder benefited his side in crucial win against fellow strugglers Watford

1 Dec

Ralph Hasenhuttl admitted Southampton were fortunate to beat Watford on Saturday after VAR failed to spot a handball in the build up to their equalising goal. Saints looked set to suffer a costly defeat to one of their relegation rivals before Danny Ings’ 78th-minute leveller was swiftly followed by James Ward-Prowse’s superb free-kick winner to […]

Boxing news: Canelo Alvarez vacates WBA super-middleweight title, why Tyson Fury knew he’d beat Wladimir Klitschko and more

29 Nov

talkSPORT.com rounds up the best of today’s boxing news… INTERESTING Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn has revealed that Canelo Alvarez has vacated his WBA ‘regular’ super middleweight title. Hearn revealed on Friday that WBA ‘Gold’ 168-lb champion Lennox Allen (22-0-1) will be fighting for the aforementioned title with John Ryder (28-5) set to go head-to-head with […]